Male or female??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kie4, Dec 25, 2016.

  1. kie4

    kie4 Songster

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    Hi, I'm learning to vent sex. Is this a male or a female?

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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

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    Vent sexing is more of an art than a science. Nobody is going to be able to tell you anything from that picture. You need a mentor, and you need to see hundreds of chicks a day just to even be somewhat competent at vent sexing.
    Just to give you an idea of how difficult it is, this is a chart of vents magnified.
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  3. kie4

    kie4 Songster

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    I see. I was hoping to learn from hatch to hatch. Thanks for the diagram.
     
  4. DounleUp

    DounleUp Hatching

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    I am also new to chicken raising. Trying to figure out if this hen is in fact a rooster? About 8mo old now, we were told it is a golden laced wyandotte
     
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  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    That is a pretty Easter egger pullet.
     

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